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Spring Concert at St Ann's

07/05/2013 14:38
There's some splendid music on offer at our Concert on Saturday. Here's the programme content:   First Half Prelude - Ola Gjeilo;   Versa est in luctum - Alfonso Lobo; Nunc Dimittis - Gustav Holst I lie down this night with God and May God the Father bless us  ...

Spring and The Manchester Chorale arrive in Stockport

01/04/2015 11:23
The Manchester Chorale’s second concert of the year took place in St Mary’s in the Marketplace on 28th March. St Mary’s is a beautiful church next to Stockport’s indoor market with an imposing position on the hill going up Churchgate. The interior was no less impressive, and a hint of busyness...

Singing and Cocktails

28/10/2014 15:44
Like it says somewhere in this website, we do all sorts of stuff. Big stuff at The Bridgewater Hall, little stuff in small hotels like The Manchester Hilton. October 15th saw a small but perfectly formed subset of The Manchester Chorale performing for the delegates of the 2014 Hoteliers Conference....

New season, new music, new members...

19/09/2016 14:39
Nearly everyone is back from their villas in Tuscany and their caravans in Prestatyn and a new season of chorale music beckons. We finished last season off with two superb concerts with lots of Shakespeare’s words set to music by different composers. The concerts were a week apart, so were...

New Season

13/09/2015 16:04
No sooner is one season over than another starts. We have some new treats coming up as well as the usual favourites. First up is the Grand Organ Gala at the Bridgewater Hall, followed by our Autumn Concert at St Bartholomew's Church, Wilmslow. For Christmas we have our Readings and Carols...

New engagements

07/02/2013 15:47
On the 2nd March we will be singing at "The 50+ Show" at Manchester Central  (formerly GMEX). Our appearance in the Didsbury Arts festival is also confirmed for Saturday 22nd June

Musical Directors

21/12/2012 13:34
  Jill Henderson-Wild 2006-Present Born in Oldham in 1966, Jill Henderson-Wild studied the ‘cello with Joan Dickson, a professor at the Royal College of Music, before becoming a Choral Scholar at Girton College, Cambridge, where she read Music. After graduating, she won a two year...

Music for a summer evening in Hawkshead

14/07/2014 21:31
Saturday, 5th July saw us all travelling up to the Lake District to take part in Music for a summer evening. This is an annual programme of events put on in the Parish Church of St Michael & All Angels, Hawkshead during July and August. This was The Chorale's sixth visit. Hawkshead is one of...

Michael Carter

18/05/2016 14:01
Michael Carter (2nd Bass) The perfect gentleman, superb 2nd bass, ex-Royal Naval Commander and long-time member of the Chorale, Michael Carter passed away recently following a stroke.  Because of a previous stroke, he had stopped singing with the Chorale as a full member at...

Manchester bombing

24/05/2017 14:27
The recent atrocity at the Manchester Arena has touched the Manchester Chorale members deeply. As performers, we identify ourselves with the audience who went to what was a joyous occasion that turned into a horrendously unforgettable experience.   At our rehearsal on the day after the...
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